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MISSION RESULTS

BMNT's Year in Review

The challenges facing the world today do not have easy answers. It will take a global community to solve them — from national security to natural disasters, from energy to the environment. 

That requires a new kind of entrepreneur. One who cares about impact, not just profit. One who solves problems, not just shows off technology. One who steps into the arena, not just watches from the sideline. 
One who is Mission-Driven.

BMNT empowers these entrepreneurs. Whether inside the government or as part of a startup, we find and support those who are Mission-Driven. Together, we are building a better future.

Be Mission-Driven. The world needs you.

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The following tell the story of how we empowered the mission-driven movement in 2019 and where we are going next.

Building the Innovation
Feedback Loop

H4X® empowers mission-driven entrepreneurs to solve their own problems and in the process improves itself.

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Defense Logistics Agency
Enterprise Transformation

Creating the Largest 3D Repository in DoD

How the Defense Logistics Agency transformed the OTA contracting process to spur the transformation of their enterprise

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H4xLABS
Defense investor network
Product Development

Learning to Win in the World of Dual-Use Startups

How we accelerate the success of mission-driven companies in the name of national security

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AFWERX
U.S. Air Force
Product Development
TRANSITION

Building a Bridge Across the VAlley of Death

How we help organizations cut through the red tape to shepherd innovation

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AFWERX
OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH
Product Development

The Dawn of Aurora

From problem to solution to transition, in the palm of your hand

Empowering
Mission-Driven Entrepreneurs

Building a global community to solve the world’s toughest security challenges

“There’s something even more valuable than what I just briefed, and it’s intangible. I have a synergized effort across the NTTR. We broke through the stovepipes. ”

Problem owner Vernon “TC” Cash
to his senior leader, Col Chris Zelke, NTTR Commander
Defense Intelligence AgencyEnterprise Transformation

A Big Problem Needs a Big Head Start

How two entrepreneurs changed the paradigm of a U.S. intelligence agency's foundational data environment

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AFWERXEnterprise Transformation

Aim (Really, Really) High: Scaling a Local Idea to an Entire Service

How one Airman Solved a big Air Force Problem

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Hacking for AlliesAcademia

Going Global

How we are building a community of problem-solvers worldwide

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Common Mission ProjectAcademia

In Pursuit of National Security

How Hacking for Defense® students continue to solve mission challenges after the course is over

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National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Counter Wildlife Trafficking Institute
ESri
Missouri Technology Corporation
Saint Louis University
Strategic Partnerships

Combating Wildlife Trafficking:
the Power of Partnerships

Engaging the St. Louis area mission-driven community to tackle global threats to wildlife

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AFWERX
office of naval research
Enterprise Transformation
SBIR

Greasing the Wheel,
Not Reinventing It

How we optimized the power of the SBIR program to bring industry solutions into the government fold

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AFWERX
office of naval research
Product Development
SBIR

Quickly Acquiring Solutions to Government Problems

How we connect technology to government problems and funding at speed and scale

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Lockheed Martin Ventures
NSIN
Strategic Partnerships
Academia

Building Strategic Partnerships to Scale Mission-Driven Entrepreneurship

How we engage a broader ecosystem to solve the world’s most critical problems

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Thank you to our partners

PUBLIC

Air Force Rapid Sustainment Office
Air Force Research Lab
Air Force Services Center
Air Force Special Operations Command
AIR FORCE WARFIGHTING INTEGRATION CAPABILITY
AFWERX
Army Futures Command
Army Research Lab
ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE ARMY FOR LOGISTICS AND TECHNOLOGY
Challenge.gov
Defense Innovation board
Defense Innovation Unit
Defense Logistics Agency
FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
HASC FUTURE OF DEFENSE TASK FORCE
JOINT ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE CENTER
JOINT SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND
MARINE CORPS EXPEDITIONARY ENERGY OFFICE
MARINE CORPS TACTICAL SYSTEMS SUPPORT ACTIVITY
NATIONAL AIR AND SPACE INTELLIGENCE CENTER
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU
National Security Innovation Network
NAVAL ENTERPRISE SUSTAINMENT TECHNOLOGY TEAM
Naval Postgraduate SChool
NavalX
Nevada Test and Training Range
office of naval research
OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR ENVIRONMENT
OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE
OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR INTELLIGENCE & SECURITY
PUGET SOUND NAVAL SHIPYARD
U.S. Air Force
U.S. Air Force Academy
U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
U.S. ARMY TRAINING & DOCTRINE COMMAND
U.S. Military Academy
U.S. NORTHERN COMMAND
U.S. SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND

Private

ACCENTURE
AXIOLOGIC SOLUTIONS
COMMON MISSION PROJECT
Counter Wildlife Trafficking Institute
Defense investor network
ESri
EXPONENT
Guidehouse
GXM CONSULTING
H4xLABS
Lockheed Martin Ventures
MISSOURI TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
NextFlex
THE REAGAN INSTITUTE
THE REAGAN NATIONAL DEFENSE FORUM
Saint Louis University
Stanford University
U.Group

INTERNATIONAL

Defence Academy of the United Kingdom
ELEMENT SIX
Forsvarets Forskningsinstitutt
Imperial College London
Innovation Norway
King's College London
Norwegian Ministry of Defence
Royal Navy
ROYAL NORWEGIAN EMBASSY IN WASHINGTON
U.K. Ministry of Defence

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